Tag Archives: Railroaders

Eight wrestlers advance to Sectionals

Whitehall’s wrestling team saved its best for last. The team, which has consistently wrestled in tournaments featuring much larger schools, showed everyone what it could do against similarly sized schools, finishing fourth at the Section II, Class D Championships Saturday in Warrensburg. The Railroaders finished tied with Albany Academy and were only a half point […]

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Individuals fare well at Lansingburgh Tournament

Four members of Whitehall’s wrestling team recorded at least seven wins at the Lansingburgh Duals last weekend. John Diekel (138) was undefeated, finishing with an 8-0 record, including five wins by pin. He also picked up his 200th varsity win. Al Aubin (120/126) went 7-1, as did Austin Rich (106), and Chad Amerio (113). Dominic […]

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Boys basketball splits pair

The Whitehall boys basketball team squeaked by a winless Bolton team Friday night largely on the basis of their play in the first half. The Railroaders outscored Bolton by seven points in the first half and withstood a fourth quarter to down the Eagles 50-46. Only four players scored for Whitehall. Justin Hoagland scored a […]

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Hoagland, Steves honored by writers for play on gridiron


The New York State Sportswriters Association has chosen its All-State High School Football teams for 2012, and two Whitehall players were recognized for their outstanding play on the gridiron. Senior running back Josh Hoagland was named to the Class D all-state first-team offense and junior Brandon Steves received honorable mention for his play at linebacker. […]

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Defense leads way for girls in win

A dominating defensive performance led the Whitehall girls basketball team past Hadley-Luzerne 36-16 last Wednesday. The Railroaders limited the Eagles to a total of four points in the game’s first three quarters to and led 33-4 entering the four quarter. Rebecca Lavin scored a season high 18 points for the Railroaders who got five points […]

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Lufkin’s record night sinks boys basketball team

The Whitehall boys basketball team likely went to bed last Friday haunted by visions of Argyle’s Joey Lufkin making shot after shot. Lufkin, the unquestioned leader of an undefeated Argyle squad and the area’s leading scorer, put up 54 points, an Argyle record, in a 96-47 win over Whitehall on Friday night. Lufkin was 8 […]

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Hayes leads way for bowling team in loss to FE

Whitehall’s bowling team fell to Fort Edward 4-0 on Jan. 2. The Flying Forts points total was more than 1,300 pins higher than Whitehall’s. Adam Hayes led the way for the Railroaders with 487 series. Eleni Tyrell rolled a 380, Brent Williams a 338, and Steven Gosselin a 332. The Railroaders (0-44) have yet to […]

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Poor final quarters sends girls to fourth loss

A disappointing final quarter cost the Whitehall girls basketball team a win over Argyle last Friday. The Railroaders allowed a game high 18 points and scored a game low nine points in the fourth quarter of a 54-51 loss to Argyle. Victoria Christian scored a season high 19 points for Whitehall, fellow senior Rebecca Lavin […]

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Rifle club wins season opener

The Whitehall Rifle Club opened the 2013 season with a 976-948 road win over Fort Ann last Thursday. Whitehall was led by Jason Pratt who shot a strong 198 including a 50 in the difficult standing position. Randy Stumvoll was the “top gun” for Fort Ann with a 196. John Hollister was close behind Pratt […]

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Whitehall second in tourney

Bball vs FE (justin layup)

The Whitehall boys basketball team played well in its Holiday Tournament but came up short in the finals, losing to a more talented Fair Haven team. The Slaters used a suffocating full court press and took advantage of their height as they cruised to a 71-39 win in the last Friday’s championship game. Despite the […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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